Public Health Job Opportunities

Reproductive and Adolescent Health Coordinator

Deadline: 8/3/17

The Nebraska Division of Public Health is seeking a creative, self-starter that will take the lead role in community health education and sub-recipient monitoring activities for the Nebraska Reproductive Health and Adolescent Health programs. This person will coordinate the provision of administrative, clinical, and financial training for staff at federally funded public health clinics across Nebraska, as well as planning and delivering evidence-based curricula and topical professional development trainings in a variety of community settings. Key to this position is analyzing retrospective data, studying trends, and conducting assessments to analyze need and evaluate programs.

Examples of Work:

Plans, directs and executes community health education and health promotion activities, research objects and programs to meet state and national goals and objectives. Formulates annual training plans and prepares reports for agency administrators and community groups in compliance with agency budget allocation procedures and policy. Compares established program plans and objectives with information pertinent to program accomplishments and results to evaluate programs and make recommendation for program revision. This will include analysis of Nebraska Family Planning Annual Report Data to further the long term program planning and vision for service delivery statewide. Interprets agency, Federal, state, and local rules, regulations, and guidelines to provide information and answer questions for agency staff and the general public, Writes project proposals and applications to obtain Federal grant funding for community health education projects. Evaluates education and training sessions received from feedback and recommends/implements revisions as warranted to ensure the participants’ needs have been fulfilled. Other projects and responsibilities that are related to the overall promotion and delivery of reproductive health, adolescent health and positive youth development education/services across the State of Nebraska as identified.

REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent coursework/training in community health education, biological science, adult/continuing education or related field AND experience in public/community health education activities with responsibility for: developing, evaluating, and leading health education program activities; assessing health needs; writing and designing educational and informational material, training aids, and presentations; preparing grant proposals; or planning and leading group sessions. Related experience may substitute for a Bachelor’s degree on a year-for-year basis.

PREFERRED: Candidate who has attained a bachelor’s degree AND experience as specified in requirements. Experience with facilitating collaborative processes and/or experiential and interactive educational delivery.

OTHER: Valid driver’s license or the ability to provide independent authorized transportation.

View the full job description and apply online here.

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